WORLD OF SPORT: Peaty takes gold for GB, Cipriani given World Cup boost

Some of the big sport stories around the world today...

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty has won gold in the men’s 100m breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships.

The 20-year-old from Uttoxeter produced a superb finish to beat Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh at the touch in Kazan, Russia. - BBC

In rugby union, England fly-half Danny Cipriani has been handed a huge World Cup boost with the news that a decision on whether he should face a drink-drive charge has been put back until later this autumn.

The 27-year-oldwas arrested in June when his Mercedes was involved in an accident hours after he had scored two tries and been one of the star players in England’s 73-12 victory over the Barbarians at Twickenham - Telegraph

The International Olympic Committee has promised “zero tolerance” of athletes found to have doped, after leaked data allegedly showed that a third of recent medal-winners had recorded potentially suspicious blood tests - Guardian

In cricket, Ian B ell says England’s players are bracing themselves once again for a fierce Australia backlash at Trent Bridge and admits he expects the series to go down “right to the wire” - Daily Express